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10-20-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 825
Posted By unterhausen

my current disc gravel bike doesn't have forward...

my current disc gravel bike doesn't have forward facing QR dropouts. It does have a lip. So far, no problems even with rough usage. I think the forward facing dropouts are wise when there is no...
10-20-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By unterhausen

many lights nowadays do not short to the frame,...

many lights nowadays do not short to the frame, so they will work wired backwards. However, I have seen people say their system worked at first and then stopped working. And the reason has turned...
10-19-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 137
Posted By unterhausen

I had to bend one of the springs on my Mafac...

I had to bend one of the springs on my Mafac racers to get it to sit at a distance from the rim. Same problem, only upside-down
10-19-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By unterhausen

it turned out my 830 wasn't connecting...

it turned out my 830 wasn't connecting automatically, even with the app running. Took some fiddling. Haven't used it since I got it connected though, so I don't know if it still is connecting
10-19-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 523
Posted By unterhausen

Is there really new paint on there? That looks...

Is there really new paint on there? That looks original to me. I'm probably missing something
Forum: Framebuilders
10-19-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By unterhausen

But information like that gets widely spread...

But information like that gets widely spread without any research backing it up. I'm sure there is authoritative data available, I'll have to check when I get on a university system.

I found...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By unterhausen

I would like to see that from a more...

I would like to see that from a more authoritative source. Everything I have seen so far looks like received wisdom (which is a PC way of saying old wive's tale). You can have a reducing flame with...
10-18-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 523
Posted By unterhausen

that's not a '78 headbadge, they were attached...

that's not a '78 headbadge, they were attached with screws back then. Not sure when they switched to the glued on headbadges. That's one way I know if it's possible I built the frame.
10-18-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,432
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, the French constructeurs used the pulley...

Yes, the French constructeurs used the pulley system a lot. Trades mechanical advantage for cable pull, which might not work that well if you use a modern brake lever

eta: I wouldn't do a full...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By unterhausen

sounds like received wisdom to me. It works fine...

sounds like received wisdom to me. It works fine for brazing, and I expect it works fine for welding too. OP is used nearly exclusively in glasswork, you would think if it was dirty they wouldn't...
10-18-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,432
Posted By unterhausen

is the lever on the NDS seat stay for a dyno? I...

is the lever on the NDS seat stay for a dyno? I would like to see more pictures of the front of the bike, especially the rack
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By unterhausen

Did you try heating the outside of the stays at...

Did you try heating the outside of the stays at the bridges? I have some s-bend stays that don't quite curve the way I want and I was thinking about trying to change them using that method. If I do...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By unterhausen

I agree with the person that said...

I agree with the person that said (https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=102325) to make sure the unit doesn't loosen up. The weight is not a problem. The problem I see from a frame...
10-18-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By unterhausen

there are people that like to use the frame as...

there are people that like to use the frame as the return. It allows the use of a high quality wire for the positive side, and requires smaller holes in the frame if you want to hide the wire. Most...
10-18-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,802
Posted By unterhausen

Moderators note: I would rather not close this...

Moderators note: I would rather not close this thread, so can we keep politics out of it? Politics is only allowed in the P&R forum
10-17-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 825
Posted By unterhausen

I like TA in theory, but my only bike with TA...

I like TA in theory, but my only bike with TA front and rear has annoying skewers. The Fox skewers are ridiculous, I had to go watch a youtube just to figure out how to take them apart. And the...
10-17-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By unterhausen

Peter White has a list of which B&M taillights...

Peter White has a list of which B&M taillights can be powered directly from the dyno. Otherwise, they have to go through the headlight. I always go through the headlight, mostly for convenience...
10-17-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By unterhausen

that's too bad. I suspect you could do something...

that's too bad. I suspect you could do something with epoxy and unwaxed dental floss, but we don't have the complete picture.

Please let us know what SP says
10-17-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By unterhausen

that looks to be some detritus left over from...

that looks to be some detritus left over from manufacturing
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 29,724
Posted By unterhausen

TI cycles has some nice parts...

TI cycles has some nice parts https://www.ticycles.com/ticycletubes
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By unterhausen

Also available from Ceeway, Nova, Framebuilder...

Also available from Ceeway, Nova, Framebuilder supply, etc
Replies: 9
Views: 2,044
Posted By unterhausen

as covered ad infinitum, he can't post pictures...

as covered ad infinitum, he can't post pictures yet.
Replies: 9
Views: 2,044
Posted By unterhausen

looks like a nice bike, but the frame on the OP...

looks like a nice bike, but the frame on the OP bike is bent, so someone would have to want the parts. I would say one in good condition might sell for $50, but nobody wants it.

This thread was...
10-17-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By unterhausen

I re-read your post and see that nobody has...

I re-read your post and see that nobody has addressed this. There is no separate ground and neutral. If there is a neutral connection on the dyno, it is also shorted to the frame.
You can use...
10-16-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By unterhausen

I think I would call it the "return" rather than...

I think I would call it the "return" rather than ground or earth. But people are used to power and ground, so that's easier for companies to call it that. The current has to go somewhere, it goes...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 877
Posted By unterhausen

fusion is free for hobbyists. I think you have...

fusion is free for hobbyists. I think you have to get a new license every year. It had been the full version, but too many companies were cheating, so they are limiting it in ways that probably...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 877
Posted By unterhausen

Fusion 360 is free. I got a free Solidworks...

Fusion 360 is free. I got a free Solidworks license last year, but it appears they have made it a lot harder to get one, at least for me. Have to get it through a makerspace. I was thinking about...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By unterhausen

I am curious what the people that build with TIG...

I am curious what the people that build with TIG do. Certainly there are a number of builders that have some method that doesn't involve bending the stays.

Heating the outside of the stays when...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By unterhausen

Never thought about doing the different sides in...

Never thought about doing the different sides in order. I'm sure I always do the acute side last just because. Now I wonder if doing the acute side first would be better. Trying to think about how...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By unterhausen

it's a pain, isn't it? You can try witch wanding...

it's a pain, isn't it? You can try witch wanding it back, heat the outside of the stays, not too much heat. When I put bridges on, I finish up by heating the outside of the stays, but you can do it...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By unterhausen

OP might be talking about a fork fixture? ...

OP might be talking about a fork fixture?

Misumi does a nice job with extrusions.
Replies: 257
Views: 23,320
Posted By unterhausen

I rode the Eastern PA populaire yesterday. Got...

I rode the Eastern PA populaire yesterday. Got the hardest part of earning a RUSA cup out of the way early
10-13-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 444
Posted By unterhausen

If someone can't find something to comment about...

If someone can't find something to comment about 5 times a day for 2 days, they are self censoring too much.

As someone that has spent hours deleting spam as fast as I could back when these new...
10-11-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By unterhausen

not really meeting the requirements, but I bought...

not really meeting the requirements, but I bought an aluminum ulock just for appearances sake. Might as well have bought a plastic one, it turns out the lock cylinder is horrible. The lock picking...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 877
Posted By unterhausen

I'm sure any casting house offering services like...

I'm sure any casting house offering services like this would batch up until it was worthwhile to cast. But from the customer side, Shapeways casting service will do only one small part. The lead...
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By unterhausen

does it have a tubing sticker or any decals? Is...

does it have a tubing sticker or any decals? Is the headbadge attached with screws?

I worked there in '77. I don't remember fully understanding what the serial numbers meant. There was a list we...
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By unterhausen

$50-$100, if you can figure out what the axle to...

$50-$100, if you can figure out what the axle to crown (A-C) measurement is. The blog post pretty much identifies the fork as a Taiwanese production fork, but yours is in very good condition.

...
10-11-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By unterhausen

that might be better than the original.

that might be better than the original.
10-11-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By unterhausen

it's quite possible they have multiple teams...

it's quite possible they have multiple teams writing software, and the watch people know what they are doing.

My friend with the iOS and 830 reports that he has to have the app running to get...
10-10-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By unterhausen

so far, the requirement that the app be running...

so far, the requirement that the app be running checks out. I have not been running it because I find all the notifications annoying. And starting it up when I start a ride hasn't occurred to me. ...
Replies: 257
Views: 23,320
Posted By unterhausen

When I feel negative about randonneuring, it's...

When I feel negative about randonneuring, it's because I need to eat :) A lot of times during a ride I will see someone mowing their yard and wish I was home mowing my yard. I think that happens...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,742
Posted By unterhausen

I'm a bit embarrassed to admit the first thing I...

I'm a bit embarrassed to admit the first thing I noticed was that the wheel would rub on the brake shoes under certain conditions. The axle doesn't turn all that well, but is really loose. I'm...
10-10-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,436
Posted By unterhausen

My first experience with centerlock didn't go...

My first experience with centerlock didn't go well. It looked like a Shimano BB bearing wrench should work, but it didn't get the ring tight enough. Kept coming loose. I finally got a better tool...
10-10-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By unterhausen

I think all of the bikes you list will be...

I think all of the bikes you list will be durable. There are always bad frames, no matter what the manufacturer. So service and support are probably the best measures of quality. Giant makes tons...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 877
Posted By unterhausen

it would be great if you could design your own...

it would be great if you could design your own lugs and get them cast. I don't think that anyone will start a business like that, but you never know. It does seem like it's something that can be...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,742
Posted By unterhausen

I finally had the 3n72(?) die on me. I'm not...

I finally had the 3n72(?) die on me. I'm not sure if I can resurrect it. I suppose I should have overhauled the bearings back in 2011 when this thread was current. It was used when I bought it and...
10-08-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By unterhausen

you're going to make me read the manual, aren't...

you're going to make me read the manual, aren't you? A friend pointed out I don't get any texts because nobody likes me. He forgot about CVS
Forum: Framebuilders
10-08-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 877
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not sure there is a lost wax printer, but...

I'm not sure there is a lost wax printer, but people do "lost pla" casting. I was experimenting with headbadges that way. I'm not sure a lug would pass the design tests.

ETA: it's expensive, but...
10-07-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By unterhausen

I am using a Centurion Semipro on my kickr. I...

I am using a Centurion Semipro on my kickr. I guess it was already spread to 130 by a previous owner. Only problem I have had was the bike falling off of the trainer, but that stopped once I put a...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-06-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By unterhausen

I've always wondered how to get dimes with fillet...

I've always wondered how to get dimes with fillet brazing, is it the small flame method? Might be fun occasionally, but I would rather have smooth fillets that don't require much in the way of...
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